Thursday, 27 February 2014

The Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich


One of the twin domes of Sir Christopher Wren's masterpiece, the Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich. Originally built as a hospital for sailors, it dates back to the 1700s. (See here for more info). It is used now by the University of Greenwich and Trinity College of Music, with parts open to tourists. In the background you can just see The Queen's House. Originally the home of Charles I's wife Queen Henrietta Maria, it is now a museum and gallery.

4 comments:

  1. When I traveled to London last autumn, I visited Greenwhich, and was so impressed by those wonderful and classical buildings! The park is so pleasant . Did you visit the Cutty Sark? and see the inn where Dickens was used to go? After visiting, I went back to the center of London by river Thames , on a boat. Ho, what a delicious moment it was! Great memories ! :o)

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  2. Nice crispy clear photo. That's the way I like them.

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  3. Haven't been there for years. Quite an imposing piece of architecture.

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  4. THIS is what I think of when I think of Greenwich. You composed it perfectly. As always.

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